Chymotrypsin refers to a group of proteolytic drugs that are derived from bovine pancreas  Packing Chymotrypsin
 livestock. The drug has anti-inflammatory, antiviral and healing action.

Widespread use of Chymotrypsin was like a drug for the treatment of inflammatory and degenerative and infectious diseases of the respiratory tract, blood vessels, eyes, nose and throat.

Structure and Composition

The main active ingredient - Chymotrypsin 0 '01

Auxiliary components: enzymes of animal origin, aspartic acid, serine.

Chymotrypsin is available as a dry powder to 0, 01 g of a solution for intramuscular and topical.

The pharmacological properties of chymotrypsin

Chymotrypsin cleaves fibrinous formation, dilutes blood clots and viscous secret. During the action of the basic components of the drug hydrolyze proteins and cleaved compound with amino acids.

Good reviews Chymotrypsin has both an active and effective drug for the treatment of diseases of the respiratory tract with the formation of viscous mucus.

With the introduction of the drug in patients with tuberculosis in the severe stage you need to be careful and to start treatment with low doses. But after treatment with antihistamines require prophylactic their complete elimination from the body.

Patients who drives a vehicle in the course of treatment with chymotrypsin with caution.


Chymotrypsin is indicated for the treatment and prevention of the following diseases:

  • respiratory system - bronchitis, tracheitis, sore throat, pneumonia, lung abscess;
  • pressure ulcers, festering abscesses, burns;
  • thrombophlebitis;
  • Sensory organs - sinusitis, otitis media of various types, evstahiita, thrombosis of the retina, vitreous opacities and inflammatory traumatic cataracts.

Positive feedback received Chymotrypsin high performance as a drug for the prevention of complications after operations on the lungs.

Instructions for use of chymotrypsin

According to prescription instructions chymotrypsin exact dosage appointed physician at the patient's indications.

In diseases of the respiratory  Lyophilizate Chymotrypsin
   Chymotrypsin system must be administered intramuscularly 1 time per day for 5-10 mg. The course of treatment lasts 12-14 days. If necessary, it can be assigned to a second course of treatment after an interval of 14 days.

According to the instructions Chymotrypsin in the postoperative period prescribed administered 1 time per day by intramuscular injection of 10 mg together with 3 ml of novocaine.

For the purpose of preventing and antibiotic therapy administered Chymotrypsin 30 mg 1 time per day Pleural.

When thrombophlebitis drug prescribed by intramuscular injection of 10 mg for 10 days. Repeat courses should not appoint.

For the treatment of inflammations and infections senses Chymotrypsin instilled with 1% novocaine mucous membranes, 1 ml, 2 times a day.

Local drug is applied to the sterile wipes and apply to purulent wounds and lesions of the skin by 20-40 mg with 10 ml of procaine. The course of treatment is 10 days.


Contraindications to the appointment of chymotrypsin are hypersensitivity and intolerance of components, open wounds and damaged skin deep, malignant tumors, tuberculosis, liver cirrhosis, renal failure, hepatitis, emphysema, nephritis, pregnancy and lactation, children under 18 years.

With care prescribe a drug for heart failure, severe diseases of the digestive system and in old age.

Chymotrypsin contraindicated applied to the bleeding cavity and skin with edema and allergic reactions.

Side effects of chymotrypsin

Chymotrypsin may cause the following side effects: tachycardia, edema and inflammation of the mucous membranes of the senses, conjunctivitis, skin flushing, fever.

In the long course of treatment may appear allergic reaction - hives, itching and burning, hyperthermia, bronchospasm, skin rash.